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Father, son remanded in Kirikiri prison over rape of minor



The Lagos state command have arrested a man, Kabiru Oke and his son, Oke Faruq for raping and impregnating a 13-year old girl.
DSP Bala Elkana, the spoke person disclosed this in a statement that the victim(name withheld) had lived with the perpetrators of the heinous act for some years.
 Elkana said that on 27th March, 2019, the Command’s Gender Section received a complaint of defilement of a minor reported by the mother of the minor (name withheld) against the husband of her elder sister Kabiru Oke of No 1 Olatikupo Street, Egbeda and his son, Oke Faruq of the same address.
According to him,he explained that the victim lived with the alleged suspect for years. The unholy affairs between the minor and the first suspect reportedly started on 20th October, 2018, with the suspect having constant sexual intercourse with the victim. 
The second suspect, being the son of the first suspect, started having unlawful carnal knowledge of the same minor on 10th January, 2019. The suspects reportedly threatened to kill the victim if she ever inform anybody that he is having sexual intercourse with him.
The bubble burst when the victim’s mother suspected some changes in her and eventually discovered that she was pregnant. He said the victim was later taken to Mirabel Centre by the Gender Unit of the Police Command for medical 
The two suspects were arrested and charged to Magistrate Court 2 Ogba for defilement. The case was adjourned for 13/5/2019 while the suspects have been remanded in Kirikiri prison.